On Wednesday, the Affordable Housing Trust looked into energy costs as a challenge of affordable housing with presentations from the Berkshire Community Action Council and the Berkshire Environmental Action Team.
Eversource presented a $140,000 check to city officials on Wednesday for the wastewater treatment plant's energy-saving makeover that began in 2020. This is the first of two check presentations from the incentive program.
On Sept. 20, 2021, Governor Baker signed the Executive Order to establish the Commission on Clean Heat to provide recommendations on the strategies and policies to achieve deep emissions reductions from the use of heating fuels in the Commonwealth.
The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission says its supportive of the state's proposed stretch code update to integrate electric heating systems but feels that the proposal does not go far enough with what is needed for the Green Communities Act.